Thursday, August 18, 2011
Suspect arrested in Back Bay.
Police caught the man they say robbed Cambridge Trust late Wednesday afternoon. Patrick Cannon, 54, of Boston, was arrested at 11:27 p.m on Yawkey Way and Van Ness Street, after police tracked him there. Cannon will be charged with armed robbery of a bank, armed robbery while masked, and being a fugitive from justice on an outstanding warrant for violation of parole for bank robbery. Police say that bank employees reported that a man came into the bank around 5:20 p.m. armed with a gun and told employees he would shoot them if they moved. Police later found a car in a garage at 47 Symphony Road with evidence inside connecting the suspect to the bank robbery. Using the evidence and footage from a surveillance video, officers were able to …
Myrtle Street Playground closed for renovations; Cambridge Trust robbed; Greig in court; string quartet needs volunteers; and temperatures in the 80s.
1. The Myrtle Street Playground will be closed for renovations from Aug. 18 through Labor Day. Join the Friends of the Myrtle Street Playground in celebrating the new renovated playground at their Back to School BBQ on Wednesday, Sept. 14, from 3 p.m. to 6 p.m. at the playground. 2. Cambridge Trust, at the corner of Beacon and Charles streets, was robbed Wednesday evening for the third time since May. Check back on Beacon Hill Patch today for the full story. 3. James "Whitey" Bulger's girlfriend, Catherine Greig, will be in U.S. District Court today to face charges of harboring a fugitive. Greig was indicted on the charges Aug. 11. Also, see photos of Whitey's fake IDs, released by the U.S. district attorney's office Wednesday. 4. The …
Wednesday, August 17, 2011
Police on scene to investigate at 65 Beacon St.
Police confirmed to Patch that they are on scene at Cambridge Trust, 65 Beacon St., for a report of an armed robbery. The robbery was reported at 5:25 p.m., police said. Universal Hub is reporting that a white male fled in a Cadillac, possibly wearing plaid shorts, a white jumpsuit or a yellow shirt. The website also reported, via its Twitter feed, that the car was dumped in Copley Square. Police did not confirm this information. As of 5:50 p.m., police were at the bank and no further information about the robbery was available. This is the third time the bank has been robbed since May.